A living wage is not a “crisis”

There has been some movement in negotiations, even though the announcements of yesterday show that further struggle is needed so that people can live off the minimum wage in Iceland. At the meeting of unions and employers at the state mediator yesterday, there was a final rejection of SA proposals Read more…

Strikes – Q&A

1. What’s a strike? A strike is when employees stop working in order to put pressure behind their demands in collective negotiations. Strikes can be limited and last for a short time, or they can apply to all members of a union and last an indefinite time — a general strike. Strike actions, Read more…